car wont start

Asked by Dec 27, 2015 at 08:18 AM about the 2002 Pontiac Grand Am

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car stalled out of gas I put gas in it twice

with the gas can nd the first time it didn't
even move the needle none so I put more in
the second time the needle moved but my
car won't start it sounds like its trying to
turn over do I need more gas is there a trick
I need to know.. Help lol I have a 2002 grand
am

7 Answers

72,235

Running out of gas these days is not good, hard on the fuel pump. You should have probably 5 gal. or more in the tank. You probably are going to have to change the fuel filter and check fuel pressure with a fuel pressure gage to see if the fuel pump is putting out the proper pressure.

How do I check those things. And is there any other options to get it started.?

72,235

All you can do is try to start it, try cycling the key on/off slowly a few times before trying to start, if not, have to tow it somewhere to get fixed.

69,755

If you are parked on a slope then a gallon or two of gas may not be enough to get to the fuel pump. Put more gas in and see if it starts.

Okay thanks

So if these things don't work then fuel pump. I just replaced fuel pump few months back

72,235

You will know if you verify fuel pump pressure.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Car wont start 2 answers

    I filled my gas tank, then parked my car at a friends and when I went to leave about two or three hours it wouldnt start. It made a clicking noise almost but wouldnt start. We tried jumping my ...

    2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • car wont start 7 answers

    My car stalled out of gas I put gas in it twice with the gas can nd the first time it didn't even move the needle none so I put more in the second time the needle moved but my car won't start it ...

    2002 Pontiac Grand Am

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • car wont start up anymore 7 answers

    I have a 1997 Pontiac grand am and I jus had the starter battery and alternator repaired and the car started up just fine but there's a black wire hanging and I'm thinking it wasn't connected back ...

    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr SE Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Car wont start after head job 2 answers

    The care is a 1999 pontiac grand am se 6 cyl. I had did a head gasket replacement. I took off the heads got em machined or what not with a valve job. So i put everything back together replaced oil ...

    1999 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr SE Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Car wont stay running 1 answer

    96 grand am gt....lost key so we changed the entire steering column. ......car will start run for less than a minute then shuts off.

    1996 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr GT Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Grand Am

Looking for a Used Grand Am in your area?

CarGurus has 32 nationwide Grand Am listings starting at $3,960.

Postal Code:

Search Pontiac Grand Am Questions

Pontiac Grand Am Experts

#1 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 7,720
#2 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 1,600
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,470
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Pontiac Grand Prix
5 Great Deals out of 75 listings starting at $2,400
Used Pontiac Firebird
19 listings starting at $16,999
Used Ford Mustang
6 Great Deals out of 1,263 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Camaro
777 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Malibu
121 Great Deals out of 2,342 listings starting at $2,966
Used Chevrolet Impala
63 Great Deals out of 920 listings starting at $799
Used Honda Civic
323 Great Deals out of 4,405 listings starting at $999
Used Pontiac Bonneville
7 listings starting at $5,950
Used Toyota Camry
34 Great Deals out of 1,666 listings starting at $2,400
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
94 Great Deals out of 3,387 listings starting at $710

Used Cars For Sale

2005 Pontiac Grand Am For Sale
12 listings starting at $3,960

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.